79 °F Puerto Penasco, MX
June 20, 2019

santa claus club

Cornhole Tournament looks at urgent needs of Santa Claus Club

URGENT CALL TO HELP FOLLOWING ROSA AND SERGIO STORMS John Fowler, resident “Santa Claus” of the Santa Claus Club, has been providing food, clothes, toys, bicycles, school supplies, and household items to needy families in Puerto Peñasco for the past 35 years – and for over 10 years he’s been doing that all year long, not […]

Raffle tickets for October Cornhole Tourney!

A raffle to benefit a number of Puerto Peñasco’s most vulnerable families will be held at the Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament Saturday Oct. 27th at JJ’s Cantina. Drawing going on all day, with lots of great gift certificates and prizes. Tickets are $2.00 each, 6 for $10.00, 13 for $20.00 and 40 for $50.00. […]

The 3rd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament Oct 27th – 29th!

Hey CornholePlayers & prospective Sponsors!!  Mark your calendars!  The 3rd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament is October 27-28-29, 2017!! Friday 10/27 at Baja Cantina starting at 6 pm –  $20 per team – 50% payback   Saturday 10/28 outside JJ’s Cantina starting at 10 am – $50 per team (discounted to $40 per team if […]

Santa Claus Club readies for Holidays

Yes, it’s December and yes, we’re all waiting on Santa Claus. Yet, elves from the local Santa Claus Club – led by John Fowler – know the Christmas season of giving lasts all year. So what started as strictly a holiday effort quite some time ago has grown into collecting toys, clothing, home supplies, bicycles, […]

Santa Claus Club heads into 2015!

For the local Santa Claus Club, under the watchful guidance of organizer John Fowler, January marks the beginning of yet another year of fundraising efforts and weekly visits to neighborhood barrios to deliver much needed items to individuals of all ages. On Saturday, Jan. 17th, the annual Santa Claus Club Garage Sale will set up […]

Santa Claus comes more than once a year

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero, Photos courtesy of Karen Aldridge Santa Claus comes more than once a year to Puerto Peñasco, just about every Saturday to be exact. Most often caught wearing a baseball cap and sweats in lieu of a jolly red get-up, John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club explains they have been providing food, […]

Santa Claus Club: More than a Christmas gift

Contributor and photos: John Fowler The Santa Claus Club has been providing food, clothes, toys, bicycles, school supplies, and household items to needy families in Puerto Peñasco for the past 31 years. For the first 24 years we held a Christmas Party in Cholla Bay on Christmas Day. In 2007 we changed our format to a year […]

Over the Line Softball 3/23

OTL Softball in Rocky Point gathers by the Reef every Spring, Summer, and Fall and the games are part of activities to help out the Santa Claus Club   This Saturday, March 23rd, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call John Fowler 602-840-1528 for details. The “SANTA CLAUS CLUB” delivers food boxes, bikes, toys, clothes, & bedding […]

Fun and good causes ~ Weekend Rundown 10/19 – 10/21

Following last week’s music and sails, this weekend in Rocky Point is all about having fun and supporting good causes.  Plus, the Primera Toma and ITSPP Film Clubs are completing the Doctubre cycle of international documentaries that have been at ITSPP at 11 a.m. all week. Doctubre runs through Oct. 19th. Before we launch into the weekend, be sure to […]

Chili Cook-off @ Playa de Oro Jan. 13 & 14

Grab your spoons! There will be two chili cook-off events this weekend at the Playa de Oro RV Park in the Mirador area, with proceeds from today’s cook-off (Jan. 13) going to the terrific activities of the Santa Claus Club.  Program notes indicate tastings and such will be going on from about 9 a.m. – […]

Santa Claus Club warms the holidays once more

On a chilly December morning (49 degrees at 8:00 a.m.) in Rocky Point, John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club and his group of Elves (helpers) were out early. They were delivering food, clothing, and toys to the needy in the barrios of Rocky Point. The following day the group was planning on delivery bicycles. […]